Contemporary Art 101
Contemporary Art 101 is our Members-only art history lecture series that offers a fun and eye-opening way to learn about the art of our time.
Registration for our Fall 2018 series is now open! Click here to register.
Join us for Contemporary Art 101 with art historian, educator, and art appraiser Sally Coleman, PhD. Dr. Coleman’s lectures will be enhanced with a wine and cheese offering. Wine is kindly provided by Austin Wine Merchant.
First four Tuesdays in October (October 2, 9, 16, and 23), 6-7:30P
Location: Jones Center, 700 Congress Avenue
Cost: $150 for the four-class series (Members Only)
The fall lecture series "Masterworks of 21st Century Art in Context" will examine four of the most important works of art created in the contemporary era. We will look closely at each work of art, place it within a broad context of major contemporary art movements, and describe the way it relates to artwork at The Contemporary Austin. Wine and cheese will be served. Space is limited. Registration is required.
October 2: Andreas Gursky, Rhine II, 1999.
Bernd and Hilla Becher, Shirin Neshat, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and Candida Höfer.
October 9: Vik Muniz, Marat, 2008.
Jenny Holzer, Jim Hodges (The Contemporary Austin), Antonio Caro, and Felix Gonzales-Torres.
October 16: Marina Abramović, The Artist is Present, 2010.
Joseph Beuys, Zinaïda, and Janine Antoni and Anna Halprin (The Contemporary Austin).
October 23: Rachel Harrison, Huffy Howler, 2004.
Robert Rauschenberg, Jessica Stockholder (The Contemporary Austin), and Paul McCarthy (The Contemporary Austin).
About Sally Coleman
Sally Coleman is an art historian, educator, and art appraiser. She earned a PhD in Art History at The University of Texas at Austin and has been teaching art history courses at universities in central Texas for twenty years.
She is the recipient of several academic grants and awards, including a Fulbright Grant. She has presented numerous papers and invited lectures and has published scholarly and popular essays on art.
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